Boris Johnson has begun to reshuffle his cabinet with several high profile MPs already being sacked from their positions.
Those that have been axed include Northern Ireland secretary Julian Smith, business secretary Andrea Leadsom, environment secretary Theresa Villiers, attorney general Geoffrey Cox, universities and science minister Chris Skidmore and housing minister Esther McVey.
The prime minister is trying to prepare the Tories for a post-Brexit environment as he aims to 'promote a generation of talent' with the likes of Leadsom, Villiers and McVey all being staunch Brexiteers.
McVey said in a tweet that she was 'very sorry to be relieved of [her] duties'.
I’m very sorry to be relieved of my duties as Housing Minister
I wish my successor the very best & every success… https://t.co/836eRAYln2
McVey's departure has produced a fair share of schadenfreude with more than a few people reminiscing about the time that Lorraine Kelly made a brutally honest comment about McVey on Good Morning Britain.
Esther McVey has been sacked as Housing Minister in the Cabinet reshuffle. This is the worst thing to happen to her… https://t.co/1cGyPATKfa
While it might be fun to make jokes about the Tories it's worth reminding ourselves that they are in government and McVey's departure means we will have had 10 housing ministers in 10 years, which is a shocking stat in the times of a housing crisis.
Fun fact: in the last TEN years there have been the same number of housing ministers (TEN) as Chelsea managers (TEN… https://t.co/6P6MxGDOup